Alfresco’s Web Content Management Capabilities Attract Leading Media and Entertainment Companies
Company Strengthens Position as Leading Alternative To Proprietary Enterprise Content Management Systems
LONDON—November 13, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc., today announced that leading entertainment and media organizations are adopting Alfresco’s Web Content Management (WCM) software to power their dynamic and interactive Web 2.0 sites. Sony Pictures Imageworks Interactive and Film Solutions LLC have joined the growing list of entertainment and media companies that have chosen Alfresco’s open source software to help power their businesses. Alfresco’s entertainment customers also include video game companies such as Activision and Electronic Arts, as well as Sesame Workshop.
“Our Alfresco-supported online production tools will truly change Hollywood culture by automating many of the labor intensive, paper-based management functions that film and television production houses are using today,” said Kevin Matossian, founder, Film Solutions, LLC. “We chose Alfresco as our content management platform because it is open source and met our requirements for scalability and flexibility. None of the other solutions we considered even came close in terms of value to cost.”
Winning these latest customers in entertainment and media caps another successful quarter for Alfresco, strengthening its position as one of the most mature open source companies in business today. Alfresco has seen its customer ranks swell to more than 300, its community grow to 20,000 registered participants, and its open source ECM software downloaded 700,000 times.
“Alfresco is at the forefront of WCM innovation, delivering Web 2.0 capabilities that are easy to use and integrate with existing tools. It is this new level of content management—which leverages Web 2.0 functionality from inside and outside an organization–that is especially appealing to consumer-focused entertainment and media companies,” said Marc Osofsky, vice president of marketing at Optaros.
Alfresco is an enterprise open-source software company focused on advancing the flow of digital business. The company provides a better, more effortless way for people to work, making sure they have the information they need, exactly when they need it most. The Alfresco Digital Business Platform is an open, modern, secure platform that intelligently activates process and content to accelerate the flow of business. It provides the fastest path for people to interact with information and for companies to respond to changing business needs. Alfresco helps over 1300 industry-leading organizations build solutions where content finds users, processes dynamically adapt to changing needs enabling global companies to be more responsive and competitive. Alfresco’s customers include Cisco, Bank of NY Mellon, Liberty Mutual, Capital One, US Department of Navy, and NASA. Founded in 2005, Alfresco has U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, California and European headquarters in Maidenhead, UK. For more information on Alfresco, please visit http://www.alfresco.com.